Create accounting distributions for purchase orders

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

You can use the Accounting distributions form to create and modify distribution lines for purchase orders. For more information about distributions, see About accounting distributions and subledger journal entries for purchase orders.

  1. Click Accounts payable > Common > Purchase orders > All purchase orders.

  2. Double-click the purchase order that contains the line to create a distribution for.

  3. To distribute header amounts, on the Action Pane, click the Purchase tab. In the Accounting group, click Distribute amounts. Skip to step 5.

  4. To distribute line amounts, select the purchase order line to create a distribution for. In the Purchase order lines grid, click Financials > Distribute amounts.

  5. In the Accounting distributions form, in the Distributed by field, select whether to distribute amounts by percentage, amount, or quantity.

  6. You can create distributions in the following ways:

    • To create multiple distributions that have the same quantity, percentage, or amount distribution, click Split for each distribution to create, select a ledger account for each distribution, and then click Distribute equally.

    • To create distributions one at a time, click Split. Select the ledger account to distribute the purchase order line to and then enter the quantity, percentage, or amount to distribute. For example, if you selected Quantity in the Distributed by field, enter an amount in the Quantity field.

      Repeat until you are finished creating distributions.